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Re: Proposal of @ua

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 07:36:11 +0000
Message-ID: <474682EB.1030101@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> CSS implementations already have code to determine whether a property 
> and its value are supported or should be ignored. So rather than UA 
> detection, how about considering some sort of feature detection for CSS?

This would only detect the marketing claim for the feature. The feature 
might actually be incompletely or wrongly implemented.  Getting false 
claims fixed is likely to a low priority in any change control process.

Marketing claims tend to be optimistic and based on reading the 
standards in the favour of the implementor.

David Woolley
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